Strata’s New Geotechnical Software Focuses on GRS Design

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The recently launched StrataPro™ geotechnical software platform from Strata Systems, Inc. is a welcomed addition to the tools engineers can use to improve GRS design. Geosynthetically reinforced soil structures can improve the sustainability, economics, and safety of infrastructure, but they require significant care in planning and material selection. Programs such as StrataPro provide that suppor... »

IGS-NA/NCMA Segmental Retaining Wall Best Practices Webinar

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IGS North America (The North American Chapter of the International Geosynthetics Society: IGS-NA) and the National Concrete Masonry Association (NCMA) are co-hosting an October 26 webinar. The topic: Segmental Retaining Wall Best Practices. The session will be held from 1:00 – 2:30 pm (EDT) and is worth 1.5 PDHs. Scott Vollmer, P.E. (Oldcastle) will serve as the instructor. He brings an extensive ... »

Training Lectures and Panel Discussions at GeoAmericas 2016

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The 49 technical sessions at the 3rd Pan-American Conference on Geosynthetics (GeoAmericas 2016) will include multiple high-quality panel discussions and training lectures. Diverse topics address geosynthetic installation, the market for geosynthetics in Latin America, NCMA design and inspection recommendations for SRWs, FHWA perspective, reinforced soil wall in tiered configurations, embankments ... »

Bernardi Joins Strata Systems as Director of Engineering

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Strata Systems, Inc.has made another big addition to its team, adding Michael Bernardi, P.E. to a role as Director of Engineering. Bernardi has extensive reinforcement design experience, including 30+ years in the field and serving as the technical editor of the National Concrete Masonry Association’s “Design Manual for Segmental Retaining Walls,” 3rd Edition (2010). In an announcement on the hiri... »